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Posted April 13th, 2016
After graduating, Molly did a Masa Israel Volunteer Program, for 10 months in the city of Akko, as well as various Druze villages in the North. There she taught English and other subjects in both formal and non-formal settings to young Jewish, Arab, and Druze teenagers. The connection Molly built with the students from different backgrounds was what lead her to want to further facilitate connections for students in the United States. Soon...
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Posted April 12th, 2016
By Roxanna Donay, Nativ College Leadership Program alumna   Me (right) and a friend from Nativ (Credit: Roxanna Donay)   “I’m not going home; I’m leaving home.”   With tears streaming down my face, these were the words I uttered as my El AL flight took off from Ben Gurion airport after my incredible gap year experience in Israel.   I had just spent nine months in my newfound home away from home, and as...
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Posted April 12th, 2016
By Zane Colt Zane Colt, Israel Government Fellows 2014-2015 A year-and-a-half ago, I was wrapping up a wonderful Chanukah in Jerusalem. I was surrounded by new friends from around the world, sampling some of the finest sufganiyot in Israel, and trudging through deeper snow than we saw in Toronto this winter. Jerusalem was beautiful and my five months in Israel had me feeling on top of the world. I was an Israel Government Fellow. The IGF...
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Posted April 5th, 2016
Yari Rostamian, Masa Business Fellow and Destination Israel Intern   Day 1: Prepping for the young professionals white night with this lovely group of people! Toured the ZOA house then talked business over delicious Roladin burekas, pastries and coffee.      Day 2: Had a fluffy visitor come into the AOL Nautilus office on Rothschild. Molly kept me company as I growth hacked for the startup I intern for.     Day 3...
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